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Engineering Manager, Consumer Pricing

DoorDash

DoorDash

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

About the Team

At DoorDash, we're revolutionizing the way people experience food delivery. The Consumer Pricing team plays a pivotal role in ensuring pricing strategies not only attract and retain customers but also maintain the financial health of the company. The team's mission is to develop industry-leading pricing technologies by providing affordable and sustainable pricing in a fair and transparent way, thereby effectively making DoorDash a daily habit for consumers across all product categories.

About the Role

This team operates at the crucial nexus of product development and platform advancement, dedicated to addressing significant business challenges through sophisticated technical solutions. As the manager for the Consumer Pricing team, you'll spearhead both the technical direction and the execution of the team. Your leadership will be instrumental in advancing our pricing platforms and product initiatives, positioning them at the forefront of the industry. You will guide your team in crafting engineering systems characterized by their reliability, high availability, and scalability. Your responsibilities extend beyond mere technical oversight; you'll engage in cross-functional collaboration, evaluating and making strategic trade-offs to optimize the business impact and drive significant advancements for the company.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Lead a talented team of engineers to build new industry leading technologies
  • Partner with cross-functional stakeholders to define the roadmap and vision for the team and deliver immense impact
  • Build an outstanding team by coaching engineers, empowering engineers through delegation and applying your technical expertise to hold your team to the highest engineering standards
  • Scale the team by recruiting, retaining and developing highly talented engineers across different disciplines
  • Inspire the team with your technical vision and create the alignment necessary to execute on it
  • Provide technical guidance and roll up your sleeves with hands-on contributions when necessary
  • Scale the team by developing internal talents and attracting top talents

We’re excited about you because…

  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of industry experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of management experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with working with non-technical stakeholders, cross-team collaboration, and building scalable products in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work with product and business partners to collect non-technical requirements to design and build scalable experience solutions.
  • Ability to guide and grow an excellent engineering team in a rapidly changing business environment

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.

Compensation

The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

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California Pay Range:
$201,900$302,900 USD